Ian Bloom

CFP

®,

RLP

®

Certified Financial Planner

Ian Bloom CFP

Expertise

Financial life planning, investment management, financial literacy

Education

Appalachian State University (BA); The American College of Financial Services (CFP®); Kinder Institute of Life Planning (RLP®)

About

Ian Bloom, CFP®, RLP®, is a certified financial planner, registered life planner, a member of the Financial Review Council at Policygenius, the owner of Open World Financial Life Planning, and the author of "A Gamer's Guide to Money." Previously, he was a financial advisor at MetLife and MassMutual, as well as a director with the Financial Planning Association of the Triangle. In addition to his CFP® and RLP® certifications, he holds FINRA series 7 and series 66 licenses.

In the press

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Selected stories from Ian

What is the difference between private flood insurance and the NFIP?

Private flood insurance is a good alternative to the NFIP, offering higher levels of coverage for your home and belongings — sometimes at cheaper rates.

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Does homeowners insurance cover fire damage?

Yes, homeowners insurance covers your home and personal belongings from fire and smoke damage.

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Does homeowners insurance cover tree removal?

The cost of tree removal is sometimes covered by homeowners insurance, like if a storm causes it to collapse onto your home or fence.

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